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American Missionary Kidnapped In Nigeria Phyllis Sortor Freed & Taken To US Embassy By Police

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American Missionary Kidnapped In Nigeria Phyllis Sortor Freed & Taken To US Embassy By Police

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March 8, 2015 – American Missionary Kidnapped In Nigeria Phyllis Sortor Released By Kidnappers, Taken To US Embassy By Police

The Kogi State Police Command says it has spread its dragnet towards ensuring that the kidnappers of the American missionary, Revd. Phyllis Sortor are arrested.

The eighty seven year old American missionary who was kidnapped two weeks ago from her school premises in Emiworo, in Ajaokuta LGA of Kogi State was freed by her abductors last Friday.

She was released around 8.30pm and later sighted at the Kogi State Police Command headquarters, Lokoja, around 11pm.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Sola Collins Adebayo told our correspondent that the command would track the kidnappers.

His words, “She has been handed over to the U.S embassy by the police. She’s safe and healthy. Meanwhile, the police maintained cordon of the area suspected to be her kidnapper’s hideout to ensure their arrest and adequate sanction”.

The Kogi State Commissioner of Police (CP), Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi said no ransom was paid to the kidnappers.



  1. Grace Peter

    March 8, 2015 at 8:29 PM

    Great news.Thank God she is safe, healthy and well. Madam run back home to USA and never return back. Nigeria not safe anymore. God has seen your hard work and has rescue you. Is not an experience I will wish my worst enemy to go through. Hope you make plenty of money through writing books when you get back home. Wish you safe flight back home. May the Lord give many more years to come.

  2. omolabake

    March 10, 2015 at 5:18 AM

    Thank you Jesus

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